Coloring Sheet

Illuminate – The Tale of Genji

Illuminate

The word illuminate has three definitions:

  1. light up or brighten
  2. decorate or adorn
  3. clarify or reveal

The objective for this coloring activity is not simply for the student to color the work of art, but to illuminate it!

 

THE TALE OF GENJI

The Tale of Genji is considered the world’s first novel. It was written in the early 11th century by the noblewoman Muraski Shikibu. Based on the life and romances of Prince Genji, this tale illustrates court life during the Heian period in Japan.

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